This Popular Treatment isn’t Just Worthless… It’s Deadly

October 21st, 2014
Estrogen therapy may be your doctor’s choice for fighting menopause symptoms…even saving your heart. Too bad it’s a worthless—even deadly—treatment.

There’s a myth among experts… It’s that too little estrogen could be enough to raise women’s risk of having heart problems. To them, it’s no cause to worry. They say this therapy can prevent heart complications as a result of menopause…

But a recent study confirms that’s just not the case.

The popular belief is that estrogen therapy (ET) can help support a healthy heart… It’s why researchers at the University of Colorado wanted to find out—once and for all—if ET really has heart-protective benefits.

They gathered medical data from 727 menopausal women. For four years, these women got an estrogen patch, estrogen pill, or a placebo.

At the end of the study they found that women taking ET lowered their menopausal symptoms by up to 90%. That’s not a surprise. After all, the other women were taking a placebo. They didn’t get any form of treatment. It’s also not a surprise that the women on ET were more likely to develop breast cancer and other devastating side effects.

But most important of all, they found the ET therapy offered absolutely zero heart benefits. When it comes to your heart, ET isn’t just worthless. It could be deadly…

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What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Diabetes…

Type 2 diabetes is on the rise… Your doctor may not know how to treat it without a prescription. But depending on your age and the severity of your disease, you may be better off not treating it at all.

Over 30 million Americans have diabetes. But even more frightening? About 90 million more over the age of 20 are pre-diabetic.

This is a major health crisis. Having diabetes isn’t just an inconvenience. It puts you at risk for heart problems, blindness, kidney disease, and amputations.1 The myth pushed by doctors is that the disease is more manageable than it used to be. They say people are living normal—longer—lives because of the drugs available to them. But here’s the thing…

Big Pharma’s “solutions” may do more damage to your body than the disease itself.

Five Easy Fixes for Lowering Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer is devastating… But you’re more in control of your risk than you think. Here are five easy fixes for lowering your breast cancer risk.

Breast cancer is something that affects every woman in some way—whether they develop it themselves or not. And the numbers are on the rise. It’s important to have awareness… But it’s even more important to be informed and proactive.

Here are five easy ways to lower breast cancer risk:

This “Proven” Diabetes Drug Drains a Critical Hormone

They say it’s one of the “safest” drugs available for controlling type 2 diabetes… But metformin could be sending your hormones into a dangerous tailspin.

You know that drugs aren’t the best way to treat type 2 diabetes.

Just look at metformin. About a third of the people taking it experience some unpleasant side effects. Things like diarrhea, vomiting, and loss of appetite. Health Watch readers know antioxidants are the better medicine for type 2 diabetes. But new research shows there may be a much darker—and dangerous—side to this “safe,” popular drug…